Nutrition ~ topics

Add More Fiber to Your Meals
Alcohol and Heart Diseases
Avoid Herbs Before Surgery
Arsenic Toxicity
Banana in diet – prevention from Stroke 

Cancer Fighting Food 
Cholesterol Lowering Foods 
Chocolate has antioxidants 
Coffee and Parkinson's disease 
Calculate your Calorie requirement 
Caffeine & Coffee 
Calcium Content of Some Common Food Items
Calcium in Food 
Calcium Intake ~ Daily Recommendation 
Calcium & Vitamin D ~ An Essential 
 Element for Bone Health 

Dangers of Creatine 
Diet and Asthma
Dietary Sources of Vitamin E

Eat and Cook Healthy 
Eating Tips 1 

Fish has cardiovascular benefits
Fish Fat fights Alzheimer’s disease 
Food that help reduce Fat
Free Radicals and Antioxidants
French Paradox

Green Tea 
Ginger – for common problems
Good Cholesterol 
Genetically Modified Foods 

How best to Organize your Diet 

Low Fat, Low Cholesterol Food 
Lipid Metabolism
Lipid Profile Values
Lipid Profile
Lead Toxicity

Mushroom – a health tonic 

Natural sources of Antioxidant Vitamins and Minerals
Nutritional value of Soyabean 

Omega 3 fatty acids 

Pomegranate Juice – has Antioxidants 
Pyridoxine ~ Vitamin B6 

Recommended daily intake of vitamins and minerals 

Substances that Boost Brain Power !! 
Saturated Fats in edible Oils 
Some Essential Nutrients
Some Facts about Soy Food

Tea and its benefits 
Tea: Few Facts
Tomatoes ~ What is good in them ? 
Table of Height & Weight 

Vitamin K 
Vitamin C
Vitamin B6
Vitamin E ~ Dietary Sources
Its not the Wine but the healthy 
 lifestyle that is important 
Warning About Body Building Supplement 

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How to be careful with your knees.

How to be careful with your knees and  keep the vulnerable joints healthy.

 Some important facts:
  • Injury to Knee: One of the most commonly injured ligaments in the knee, the Anterior Cruciate Ligament is responsible for about 150,000 injuries in the U.S. every year.
  • Body weight is always a problem for those with obesity. Every pound of body weight yields five pounds of force on the knee, so even 10 extra pounds can put a considerable load on those joints.
  • If your knees hurt, it’s harder to lose weight through exercise

    Knee Joint

    Knee Joint

  • It is important to remember that you make gains in fitness when you work hard and then allow your body to recover. But it is not possible usually to do hard work out every day.
  • A sudden increase in intensity or duration of exercise can cause overuse injuries from repetitive strain.  It is always advisable to go slow and steady with your exercise. Gradually increase the stress you put on your muscles and joints. Its important to give the muscles and joints rest after putting them on stress of exercise.
  • When the muscles around the kneecap, hip, and pelvis are strong, it keeps the knee stable and balanced, providing support by absorbing some of the stress exerted on the joint.
  • With regular graded exercise the joints gain flexibility and capability to with stand stress of increased load. Weak muscles and lack of flexibility are primary causes of knee injuries.
  • Tendonitis and kneecap pain are common symptoms in the stress and injury to knee.
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